What's Your Home Style?

By Jody Brown

It can be hard to decide what your personal architectural style is. There are so many choices. And if you're trying to choose something important - like, say, the house you want to live in for the rest of your life - well ... you should probably get that choice right. But how can you tell what style you are? Is there a guide? Well, no, actually. There's the summary that the real estate people write, but that's basically science fiction. All ugly houses are called "contemporary." That's not helpful.

We need a better system. Something more ... scientific. So I'll give it a try. Using my vast knowledge of architectural styles and my keen powers of observation, I've compiled the following. Feel free to make changes in your life accordingly.



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